Radiology of Thoracic Trauma

by Paul Stark


A brief review of the epidemiology, mechanisms of injury, clinical findings, and radiological features of different organ lesions in the chest, designed to help radiologists and physicians in the emergency room interpret difficult chest radiographs in severely injured patients. Emphasizes the role of imaging in the overall treatment of trauma victims. Based on a course given at annual meetings of the Radiological Society of North America, 1986-90. The images are clearly reproduced. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.

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